Grilled nectarine and couscous salad

This deliciously zesty salad is perfect for summer dining.
 
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Recipe from: 05 August 2015
Preparation time: 25 min
Cooking time: 5 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 4
    nectarines, halved and stoned
  • 50
    ml
    olive oil
  • 250
    g
    couscous
  • grated zest of one large lemon
  • 15
    ml
    freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 20
    ml
    each chopped basil and parsley
  • 150
    ml
    feta cheese, crumbled
  • small punnet of blueberries
  • 1
    packet of rocket
 
 

Method

 
Leave the nectarines in halves or cut into wedges, if you prefer. Brush with olive oil and grill on both sides on a hot griddle pan until charred. Set aside to cool. Alternatively, drizzle with a little lemon juice and leave them raw.

Pour boiling water over the couscous, cover and leave to steam for about 15 minutes. Fluff up the couscous with a fork and set aside to cool.

Add the remaining ingredients to the couscous and season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Toss well to combine.

Serves: 6-8

Text and image:
Ideas magazine


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